Two separate collisions on I-71 leave 5 people injured

By Alan S. Rubin | July 30, 2021

LOUISVILLE, KY –  Several lanes were shut down following two separate collisions along I-71 early Friday morning. According to WDRB, the first accident, involving an SUV and a pickup truck, occurred at about 7:30 a.m. near the I-264 interchange. Moments later, a tanker truck overturned in an attempt to avoid the first crash. Four occupants in the SUV, along with the tanker truck …Read more

Victim hospitalized following collision on I-65 in Shepherdsville

By Alan S. Rubin | July 29, 2021

LOUISVILLE, KY – One person was flown to a Louisville hospital following a major collision along I-65 in the Shepherdsville area on Wednesday. According to a report by WAVE, the crash took place near the exit to Cedar Grove Road when an object flew off another vehicle, causing a semi-truck to swerve out of the way. A minivan collided with the rear of …Read more

Brownsville man killed in Oldham Co. crash

By Alan S. Rubin | July 28, 2021

OLDHAM CO., KY – A man suffered fatal injuries resulting from a single-vehicle crash on West Highway 42 early Saturday morning. According to WAVE, Michael Thompson, of Brownsville, lost control of his Honda Crosstour at about 7 a.m. near North Highway 1694. Thompson’s Honda Crosstour skidded off the road and struck a pole and roadside tree. He was pronounced dead upon authorities’ arrival …Read more

65-year-old man killed in crash on I-71 at I-264

By Alan S. Rubin | July 27, 2021

LOUISVILLE, KY – A man was killed as the result of a single-vehicle crash along I-71 in Louisville early Monday morning. According to a report by WDRB, 65-year-old Kevin Cunningham lost control of his vehicle at about 7 a.m. near the I-264 interchange. Louisville police say Cunningham was northbound at a high rate of speed when his vehicle left the roadway and struck …Read more

Pedestrian struck by SUV on I-65 in Louisville

By Alan S. Rubin | July 26, 2021

LOUISVILLE, KY – A pedestrian was rushed to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle along I-65 early Monday morning. According to WAVE, the man was hit by an SUV after he stepped out into the southbound lanes of the interstate near Arthur Street. The unidentified victim was transported to the University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of serious injuries sustained in …Read more

2 seriously injured following 3-vehicle crash in Fayette Co.

By Alan S. Rubin | July 23, 2021

LEXINGTON, KY – Two people suffered serious injuries resulting from a three-vehicle crash in Lexington on Thursday morning. According to a report by WKYT, the crash took place sometime before 4 a.m. along Versailles Road. Police say one individual was spotted driving erratically when his vehicle sideswiped another. The driver then overcorrected and veered into the oncoming lane where his vehicle collided head-on …Read more

3 injured, including child, after RV and semi-truck collide on I-71

By Alan S. Rubin | July 22, 2021

LOUISVILLE, KY – At least three people were hospitalized after a two-vehicle crash involving an RV and a semi-truck on I-71 North Wednesday. According to WAVE, the two vehicles collided at about 3:45 p.m. near the Oldham County line. Both drivers were transported to the University of Louisville Hospital in unknown condition. A child in the RV was also taken to the hospital …Read more

Driver rescued by witnesses after Jefferson County wreck

By Alan S. Rubin | July 21, 2021

JEFFERSON CO., KY – Bystanders jumped into action, pulling a man from his vehicle after a pin-in crash last Friday night. According to The Spencer Magnet, the accident occurred when the unidentified victim’s vehicle hydroplaned on Taylorsville Road, near the Jefferson County line. The vehicle skidded off the roadway and rolled over several times before crashing into a nearby ditch. A number of …Read more

Update: 19-year-old diver drowns while inspecting pump at Mill Creek power plant

By Alan S. Rubin | July 20, 2021

LOUISVILLE, KY – Louisville Gas and Electric have confirmed the diver who went missing while conducting an inspection at the Mill Creek Power Plant died last Thursday. According to WFPL, 19-year-old Jaxxyn Lee Wood worked for Bulldog Diving, a company hired by LG&E to examine a pump intake in the Ohio River. The diving crew lost radio contact with Wood at about 12:30 …Read more

4 hospitalized, including 2 children, following rollover crash on I-264

By Alan S. Rubin | July 19, 2021

LOUISVILLE, KY – Four people were injured after a driver crashed while attempting to avoid the scene of a previous collision on I-264 on Sunday morning. According to WAVE, the incident occurred shortly before noon in the eastbound lanes of the interstate, near Dixie Highway. Shively Police say the unidentified male driver attempted to avoid a rear-end collision in the roadway when their …Read more